Posts tagged RoHS

EU Parliament Adopts RoHS-2 Changes o...

EU Parliament Adopts RoHS-2 Changes on Secondary Market Operations

October 10, 2017 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. EU Votes to Permit the Reselling of EEE and Spare Parts for RoHS-2 On October 3rd, the European Parliament voted to adopt proposed amendments to EU RoHS-2. Under the current RoHS-2 Directive, both the first placement of an electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) product on the market and secondary market […]

European Commission Extends Three RoH...

European Commission Extends Three RoHS-2 Exemptions

June 21, 2017 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Three Annex III RoHS-2 Exemptions Extended Until 2019-2024; Still No Decision on Others As we previously reported, many of the most commonly used exemptions applicable to product categories 1-7 and 10 of the EU RoHS-2 Directive were set to expire on July 21, 2016. However, a large number […]

No Decision Expected on RoHS-2 Exempt...

No Decision Expected on RoHS-2 Exemption Renewals Before Fall 2017

January 31, 2017 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. No Resolution on Outstanding RoHS-2 Exemption Renewal Requests According to IPC, the European Commission met in December to discuss outstanding RoHS-2 exemption renewal requests and it was determined that no resolution will be announced before Fall of this year. Many of the most commonly used exemptions applicable to product categories 1-7 […]

White Paper: Solving the Environmenta...

White Paper: Solving the Environmental Compliance Data Problem

July 26, 2016 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. A new White Paper has been added to our Media Library! Download the paper here. The Environmental Compliance Data Problem The recent expansion of product environmental regulations such as the European Union’s RoHS-2 directive and REACH legislation have placed a heavy burden on manufacturers of electrical and electronic products. […]

New! Best Practices for RoHS-2 Compli...

New! Best Practices for RoHS-2 Compliance in Support of CE Mark

April 21, 2016 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Today we’re releasing a new informational White Paper. “Best Practices for RoHS-2 Compliance in Support of CE Mark” provides a detailed look at the EU’s “Restriction of Hazardous Substances” directive (RoHS-2) and what it means for your company. RoHS-2 has placed new, more stringent due diligence and documentation requirements […]

Renewal Requests Submitted for Large ...

Renewal Requests Submitted for Large Number of EU RoHS-2 Exemptions

February 19, 2016 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. As previously reported, many of the most commonly used exemptions applicable to product categories 1-7 and 10 of the EU RoHS-2 Directive expire on July 21, 2016. However, a large number of renewal applications for exemptions were submitted to the European Commission between October 2014 and January 2015. Under the RoHS-2 Directive, exemptions remain in effect until […]

The Bulk of RoHS-2 Exemptions Expire ...

The Bulk of RoHS-2 Exemptions Expire This July: Be Prepared!

January 25, 2016 |Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The EU RoHS-2 Directive restricting the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) has a multi-year implementation system that allows exemptions for certain applications where meeting the RoHS substance restriction thresholds is not technologically feasible. Many of these use-based exemptions are set to expire this year. Companies affected by […]

4 New Phthalate Substances Added to R...

4 New Phthalate Substances Added to RoHS-2 Annex II

June 19, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. On June 4, the European Commission announced that four new phthalate substances have been added to the restricted substances list under Annex II of the EU RoHS-2 Directive on March 31. The new substance restrictions take effect in July 2019 for all electrical and electronic equipment categories except medical devices and monitoring and […]

Several RoHS-2 ANNEX Exemption Change...

Several RoHS-2 ANNEX Exemption Changes

March 02, 2015|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. In order to adapt to changing technologies, the European Commission’s RoHS-2 ANNEX list of restricted substance exemptions is regularly updated. Last month, the European Commission issued the following updates to the RoHS-2 Directive 2011/65/EU exemptions: 1) In Annex IV to Directive 2011/65/EU, the following point 41 is added: […]